"Personally, I would say the two are compatible. I would class myself as a Zen Atheist.
However, some of what you are describing borders on 'magical thinking'. There is nothing in Zen as far as I know it that claims to be able to influence…"
"I think it's just coincidence. I've had a full beard for 12 years and over that time my chest hair has spread down to my stomach but that's just age. The same would have happened if I'd shaved for the whole time."
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I found the full thing - It's a Gough Whitlam remark
"When Sir Winton Turnbull was raving and ranting on the adjournment and shouted: "I am a Country member". I interjected "I remember". He could not understand why, for…"
"1. carry a pocket knife
Not for me - as at least one other respondent has said, outside the US it can be seen as a weapon. However for camping/fishing it's a must
2. pee standing up
Of course! It's one of the greatest things about being a…"
"It seems to me that society has lost the difference between focusing on the self and selfishness. Many people seem to think that 'finding yourself' means doing exactly what you want and to hell with the consequences rather than taking a…"
"I don't agree 100%. I think you're right in that sometimes the phrase 'finding myself' is just used as an excuse to act like an asshole but that's not always the case.
You may have been lucky but I had some quite turbulent…"
"The only absolute is that there is no absolute. Sexuality is a spectrum, not a revolution, of human desire.
You're not gay, but - you can be bisexual, or "Hetrosexual with homosexual tendencies." And there is nothing wrong with…"
Yeah. I was wondering about this. I shall freely admit on this forum that I have had some let's say unusual feelings occasionally towards other men. I know for a fact that I am a 100% bona fide, straight as a heterosexual arrow kind of guy. And yet...sometimes I get these feelings. I would almost describe them as…See More
"Can probably get more by study, but this is what I got so far that make a coherent whole (John 9's an outlier):
Rom 8:29-30 For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the…"
"Something's not right: if BLS shows labor participation up, why did they say "The civilian labor force participation rate, at 62.8 percent, changed little in February and has remained within a narrow range of 62.7 to 62.9 percent…"
"4 months later, and the soundness of the fed's monetary policy and Obama's tax and spending programs seems to me to be written more indelibly than ever.
Today's non-farm employment report from the BLS shows labor participation…"
"He sounds like me, and you sound like my ex.
It will be fun! You won't hate it, dont knock it till you've tried it.
I knew i'd hate it but remained open minded, maybe i was wrong? I hated every second of it. Theres a reason that…"